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Water to be released to lakes from Kabini right bank canal

Mysuru, January 19:- A decision to release water to lakes was taken at the Kabini River Water Advisory Panel meeting held on Thursday in the presence of District In-charge Minister Dr H C Mahadevappa.

“Water will be released from Kabini right bank canal from February 5 to 15. The second, third and fourth round of water will be released between March 5-15, April 5-15, May 5-15,” said chief executive engineer of Cauvery Neeravari Nigama (CNN) Manjunath.

“The Kabini right bank canal is 202 km long. Water will be released by segrating it into three sections. The first two divisions will be closed while releasing water to the last end, Kollegal. By closing first and second division, water will be released to mid section and later to the closest end, and water will be released to Hullahalli and Ramapura Anecut in the first week of February, ” he added.

MLAs Jayanna, Kalale Keshavamurthy, CADA chairman Nanjappa, Dr Yatindra Siddaramaiah, Shivashankar and others were present.

-(KS, NGB)

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